Last April, a group of divers from Nottingham Trent University teamed up with a local dive centre and NGO in Blue Bay Mauritius to organize a series of Dive Against Debris events and reef surveys.
The diving team led by Dr Nicholas Ray (Senior Lecturer in Environmental Ecology and PADI MSDT), with the help of Coral Diving Centre staff, surveyed the lagoon and outer reef surrounding the south east corner of Mauritius.
Calypso Dive and Adventure at uShaka Marine World are organising a dive against debris day for the 9th of June for World Ocean Day (June 8th). We will be having 4 dives to the most debris impacted sites on the No.1 and Blood reef system. We will provide mesh bags, gloves, etc. We are also co-ordinating a beach cleanup and snorkeling clean-up of Vetchi's pier for the non-diving members of the community. Please come join us so we can help protect and restore our precious reefs. MORE
Help us celebrate St. Patrick’s Day in the true spirit of being green by joining us for an Underwater Cleanup Contest and BBQ. We`ll show you that Spring cleaning can be fun as we dive to clean up our beautiful underwater world. Prizes will be given to the diver team who collect the most trash and to the diver team who finds the most unique piece of trash (or treasure!). Families and snorkelers also welcome! Two tanks, BBQ and refreshments provided as well as all clean up materials.
We will organize a "dive against debris" in combination with a treasure hunt...
Activities will take place both under water and on land. BBQ will be held after the "Cleaning!"
All Volunteers are welcome - Diver, Non-Diver, Children, ...